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Health Statistics

A source for research and instructions for finding and using health statistics.

Registries

Registries can be a great source of information. They usually produce annual statistics but are also often willing to answer specific questions from members of the public if they have data available:

Searching for statistics in the library catalog

Some subject headings to search in the library catalog:

  • Health Surveys--Nova Scotia
  • Health Status Indicators--Nova Scotia--statistics
  • Public health--Nova Scotia--statistics
  • Vital statistics--Nova Scotia
  • Mortality--Nova Scotia
  • Morbidity--Nova Scotia

Also look under a specific topic or disease with subheadings Nova Scotia and/or statistics. It may also be useful to search using a broader geographic area eg Health surveys--Canada, resources found this way will generally provide provincial comparisons. 

Selected Reports 2015